Frank Alfaro graduated
from Lytle High School in his hometown of Lytle, Texas. His wife,
Michelle Grajeda, is an English teacher at the Young Women's Leadership
Academy in SAISD, and his step-daughter, Abby, is an English major at the
University of the Incarnate Word.
Frank attended Trinity University on
a Murchison Scholarship, graduating cum laude. He lettered for his
college baseball team four years, and majored in history. He earned
his Master's degree in educational leadership from the UTSA, and his
doctorate at Texas A&M in educational administration.
After college, he returned to his
hometown to teach English and to coach athletics and debate. He was
chosen as the 1996 Lytle ISD's Teacher of the Year. While teaching at Lytle, he also cached two
state champion Lincoln Douglas debate winners (conference 2A and 3A),
and numerous other state University Interscholastic League (UIL)
Frank worked at Alamo Heights High
School as an assistant principal from July 2001 to June 2007. As a part
time teacher and administrator at the high school, he taught English III, speech, and
debate. In addition to teaching the class, he coached the Current Events team, Speech & Debate team, and the Mock Trial teams.
In July 2007, Frank became the Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Alfaro has also served the Alamo Area Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (AAASCD), most recently as the 2014-2015 President. In June 2010, Frank was selected as the district's Assistant Superintendent for Secondary
Education, and has served in this capacity ever since.